Siblings are friends who can’t unfriend you #SiblingStories

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opping on to board the blog train #SiblingStories hosted by Ila Varma in collaboration with brand Ang Tatva.

37 esteemed bloggers from blogging fraternity have come together to participate in the Blog train for #SiblingTalk , reviving the sweet and tickling hours spent with loving siblings and the golden memories of the past.

Thank you Priyal Poddar for introducing me in this Blog Train

When the 3 of us siblings fight, we fight savvy. Each of us in our respective rooms then, and now cities, furiously whatsapp away our ire, by texting it out. All this before we block each other of course. On whatsapp and all social media.

However, we’ve realized that Siblings are friends who can’t unfriend you. Click To Tweet No matter how much you try, or how much they try.

An invisible thread connects us siblings. No matter where we are or how caught up we may be in our lives, we are always in each other’s thoughts.


I enjoyed the privilege of being the first grandchild of the family, till my beautiful sister joined me. I guess we pestered our parents enough, with demands for ‘brother to tie a Rakhi on’, they obliged , and my brother joined us.

My brother, the baby of the family, is the gadget guru. My sister is the wise one, one whom we all go to for advice. Me, I bask in their glory and revel when they tease our parents about me being the favorite child.

We may have different ideologies, but we share the same zany sense of humor. We have inside jokes which only we get, sometimes even our parents look on helplessly as the three of us are doubled up with laughter over something mundane.

Despite being the eldest, I am bullied the most by both of them. I’ll also have you know that they both will vociferously disagree to this statement. The pet names both have bestowed upon me are the names of the largest species in the animal kingdom.


My sister and I don’t look alike at all, but sound just the same. I’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve played pranks, thanks to this. She even spoke to my mint new fiancee, pretending to be me, and he was none the wiser.

My brother and me look similar. He was in college when he grew his hair really long. One evening I was standing at the balcony when one of his friends drove by, calling out my brothers name and waving out to me! Yes, I was mistaken for him!

Like all siblings we agree, we disagree and have strong likes and dislikes. We may unite against one, but we stand united against the world.

I think having a sibling is a wonderful thing. Having a sibling means you have a friend who grows with you and stays with you for life. A friend you can’t unfriend.

Handing the Blog Train baton to Shweta Papaiyawala to take it forward.


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  1. That’s true having a sibling means you have a life time of friendship with whom you grow up. Loved your story

  2. Wow! You have written so we’ll. Post seems to reflect the true bond between the siblings.

  3. I loved the title! True, siblings are our blood yet the similarities that bind us reduce in front of the differences we realise over time. It is great to read about your lovely sibling bond, M. May it only grow!

  4. Your title says it all. Super lovely post. Warm and heartfelt

  5. […] brothers and sisters which rather would have gone unnoticed. I would also like to thank Mayuri of https://sirimiri.in/2018/11/03/siblings-sirimiri-siblingstories/ for introducing me. Sibling stories is a blogging train hosted by Ila Varma in collaboration with […]

  6. We may unite against one, but we stand united against the world. This is my favourite line. Lovely post Mayuri. I can relate to it as we are also 3 siblings and like all other siblings, have the same relationship.

  7. Apt title and a heartfelt post. Another one of your awesome write ups. Totally enjoyed it Mayuri!

  8. Well crafted Mayuri. Love the prank incident.

  9. Such a heartwarming post. Love your title.

  10. Love the title and your heartwarming tale of sibling love. Loved reading it Mayuri.

  11. No doubt, having a sibling is one of the best things in life!

  12. Your thoughts are same like mine- Siblings are our friends and can never b unfriend.
    Also u are 1bro 2sis like us.
    Stay blessed

  13. a friend you can’t and won’t ever want to unfriend. such a beautiful bond for sure!

  14. Liked your title SIblings are friends who can’t unfriend 🙂
    Nice read .
    Check my post in the series

  15. Lovely sibling memories. Yes, Mayu, you and your sister look different. But all are looking so cute smiling. Stay happy as ever!

  16. Well pen down the bond between you & your siblings. Liked the long hair incident.

  17. Wonderfully pen down the bond between siblings & liked the hair incident .

  18. That’s true the true bonding can happen with siblings only and they can be our best friends for life and partner in crime too

  19. Siblings will never Unfriend…truly said.Lovely post and cute pics.

  20. You being mistaken for your borther. Now that’s something very fancy. I mean I and my sister are often mistaken for each other even when we are 5 years apart. But a brother and sister! I had a ROFL time reading this and now thinking about it, is even more funnier.
    Oh by the way, recently my father updated his profile pic with a picture of my sister her husband, and my parents. I received a notification from facebook that we have detected a photo of you through our face identification system. I share the screen shot of the same on our family group. And we had a gala laugh over it.

  21. You all seems to have that perfect chemistry needed for siblings. I like the jokes part siblings who can joke together are really close.

  22. Yes indeed, siblings may not look alike but do sound the same… and having a brother who is a gadget guru is simply wow! Loved the post, tarot reader! By the way, do tell me if I will ever publish a full-length novel. 🙂

    Arvind Passey

  23. Such a beautiful post. I enjoyed the parts like ‘we got a brother by demand of two sisters to tie rakhi’ and ‘despite being eldest, I am bullied by both of them.’ May God make your bond with them stronger and strong. Yes having a sibling is a wonderful blessing.

  24. Thats true. Lifetime blessings siblings are. Without them life will lose its spark. Amazing post shared by you. Loved the pictures.

  25. Lovely family picture. Yes Siblings are mostly mistaken for another one, but was surprised to know that your brother’s friend mistook you for him.

    MeenalSonal from AuraOfThoughts

  26. Wow! What a beautiful post, i loved reading to it to the core. Post reflects true bond between the siblings.

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